A case with catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
Hüseyin Uğur Yazıcı 1 * , Kadir Uğur Mert, Muharrem Nafisov, Ahmet Ünalır, Bülent Görenek
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1 Eskişehir Osmangazi Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kardiyoloji AD, Eskişehir, Turkey
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Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) is a rare type of polymorphic ventricular tachycardias in individuals without structural cardiac abnormalities. It typically has been induced by exercise or emotional stres. It generally is seen in childhood and adolescent period but rarely is seen in elderly. It usually ends by spontaneus, but rarely cause hemodynamic collapse. In here, we present a case with CPVT of successful treatment with a beta blocker therapy.


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Article Type: Case Report


J Clin Exp Invest, 2011 - Volume 2 Issue 2, pp. 232-234

Publication date: 14 Jun 2011

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